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Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.
This morning we drive you through to Corbett National Park. Established in 1936 as the Hailey National Park, India’s first, it was later renamed in honour of Jim Corbett, a legendary hunter-turned-conservationist, famed initially for his hunting of tiger and leopard and later for chronicling his adventures in bestselling books. Noted not only for its rich wildlife and birdlife, it is also renown for its scenic charm and magnificent mountain and river views.
Today we will enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives. Abundant in wildlife including Tiger, Asian elephant, spieces of deer, leopard, langur, wild boar and birdlife - get those camera's ready!
Another day of game drives!
This morning we will enjoy a further game drive before heading back to Delhi later this afternoon.
After breakfast we depart Delhi, and drive to Jaipur. Arriving here we transfer you to your hotel and the rest of the afternoon is yours at leisure before our full day of touring tomorrow.
This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style riding on an elephant! We then enjoy a city tour including the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire, and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.
After breakfast, we have 4 hr drive to Ranthambhore National Park. We check-in, freshen up and then venture out for an evening game drive (shared canter). Ranthambhore NP is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan.
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the national park in search of tigers (in shared canters). The forests around the Ranthambore Fort were once the private hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur.
Another day of game drives in shared canters.
It is an early start this morning for a transfer to the station for the train to Bharatpur. Our local team will meet you at the station and we then head off to visit the ghostly former Moghul city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned soon after its construction because of water shortages in the area. We continue the short distance to Agra where we visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, and also Agra Fort.
Today we visit the magnificent Taj Mahal at sunrise. Enjoy your own time to explore and a guided tour of this once powerful Moghul emperor’s monument to love. We will then drive you to Delhi and have booked a day use room for you, before we transfer you to the airport for your flight leaving ay 03:40 (2 November).
A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture and a firm favourite on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India’s ‘Golden ...